2019 Farm Transition and Estate Planning Educational Programming
Are you beginning the farm transition process? Or, have you started but don’t know how to finish your plan? Join us this winter at a farm transition and estate planning program. Pick the format that best fits your needs, a family focused retreat or a one day workshop.
Learn more and register at Farm Transition
4:00 PM FRIDAY TO 4:00 PM SATURDAY 1.5 DAY RETREATS
The 1.5 day retreats will focus on both transferring the "financial business" and transferring the "management and responsibility" of the farm business. The workshop provides time for significant planning and discussion within the farm family. Individualized follow-up meetings will be offered to participants. This project is a partnership of Minnesota State College and Universities and UMN Extension with support from Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), as well as collaboration from SCORE. Instructors are Jim Molenaar and Megan Roberts. Pre-registration is required. Retreats offered are:
• Willmar Ridgewater College, Building C, Door #36, Rooms C-28, 29, 35, 36, Friday February 22 from 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday February 23 from 8:00 – 4:00 pm.
• Rochester Community and Technical College, Heintz Center, HBO 108 & 113, Friday March 8 from 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday March 9 from 8:00 – 4:00 pm.
• Crookston University of Minnesota, Bede Ballroom, Friday March 22 from 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday March 23 from 8:00 – 4:00 pm.
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM ONE DAY WORKSHOPS
The introductory one-day workshops will feature information on family communications, farm goal setting, business structures, mechanisms for transition, estate/gift taxes, mechanisms for inheritance, and basic concepts for retirement planning. Participants will also briefly learn about the FBM program and SCORE mentoring. The workshops will present complimentary content to the three 1.5 day retreats that are being offered. This project is a partnership of Minnesota State College and Universities and UMN Extension with support from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and collaboration with SCORE. Instructors are from Extension’s Ag Business Management Team. Pre-registration is required. For a complete list of one-day workshops see the following page.
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